COAS Gen Raheel Sharif to visit Waziristan today: ISPR


WAZIRISTAN: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif will pay a visit to South and North Waziristan on Tuesday where he will spend an entire day, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

General Raheel Sharif will be visiting on the invitation of local tribes of the area.

According to a tweet by General Asim Bajwa, Director General of the ISPR, significant development projects will be inaugurated during the Army Chief’s visit.

On Monday, COAS General Raheel Sharif attended the funeral prayers of the Pakistan Army soldiers martyred by unprovoked Indian shelling from across the border. Indian BSF officials had resorted to shelling and firing across the LoC, which resulted in the martyrdom of seven Pakistani soldiers. Pakistan Army responded effectively, targeting several Indian posts.